uses of common drug and medication for depression

Common Drugs and Medications to Treat Depression

Depression is mental disorders that can be identified with the help of some symptoms like if anyone continues feeling alone, sad and loss of interest. It can be also called as a major depressive disorder. It usually affects your feelings, thoughts and behavior. If this disorder left untreated, it can lead to physical and emotional problem. Sometimes you may feel uncomfortable doing regular day to day work or you can also feel that life is not worth living. Depression is not an incurable disease however it takes lot of efforts. It is a long time treatment but so many people feel better after taking medications and psychological counseling’s both. Medication and counseling is very effective ways to treat people who are suffering from depression.
consult with your family doctor for depressionYou can ask your family doctor or psychiatrist for medicines to get some relief from this type of disorders. If someone suffering from depression near you, you can take that person to the mental health professionals for better treatment. If someone dealing with serious depression disorder, they have to stay in the hospital till they recover properly. There are so many medications available which you can manage your depression but, today we are going to tell you 5 effective medications that can help you to deal with depression.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

This medicine usually used to treat depression. It gives you more effective result if you take cognitive behavioral therapy with this medicine. It is one of the most prescribe medicine in depression because generally it has low side effects.

Serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)

SSRI's, SNRI's and NDRI's for depression

It is the most effective medicine to treat depression because it can affect two main brain chemicals such as serotonin and norepinephrine. You can use this medicine if you ever had unsuccessful depression treatment. Low level of norepinephrine and serotonin can cause depression. Theses neurotransmitters are basically (chemical messenger) which directly affect your mood.

Norepinephrine dopamine reuptake inhibitor (NDRIs)

Dopamine reuptake inhibitors is a drug that acts as a neurotransmitter and norepinephrine by blocking the action of norepinephrine transporter and dopamine transporter. This is another drug to treat depression disorder. But you can use this drug if you want to stop smoking and attention shortage disorder.

Atypical antidepressant

use atypical anidepressant for depression

This medicine does not fit in any antidepressant category. Each medicine in depression has a different mechanism effect in your body. However this medicine can affect neurotransmitters, norepinephrine and serotonin like any other antidepressant drugs. This drug has side effects that you have to be careful before you use this drug. Because this drug has very different effects from others. That’s why side effect profile is also different like constipation, dry mouth, faintness and lightheadedness.

Tricyclic antidepressant

Tricyclic medicine another way to treat depression it also have side effect but, it won’t hurt you. This medicine usually takes 2-3 weeks to work properly. Whereas another treatment takes at-least 6 months after your symptoms get smooth. After taking treatment with this medicine you should maintain the dose of this medicine intake before stopping it completely. This medicine is not only work in depressions but this is also used to control many problems like migraine, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, repeated headaches and some in another pains. I hope this article will going to help you to gain some information about these medicines. Try this medication if your dear one is suffering from depression. I am sure this medication will help you to get some relief from this type of disorder.

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